Had a visit with a new Hematologist who is a recognized expert in MPNs. He has recommended a different tx approach for my Polycythemia Vera. Based on my profile, he recommends discontinuing hydroxyurea and going with phlebotomy only. I am having troublesome side effects and the new doc says risks (mutagenic) of HU in my case outweigh the benefits. Not currently suggesting a change to any other meds. Am reviewing with my primary hematologist. Am inclined to follow this recommendation. Anyone have experience with this approach to PV tx?
Discontinue Hydroxyurea: Had a visit with a new... - MPN Voice
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